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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Crime Watch: Barn thief is on the loose

A “college-aged” woman was robbed of her backpack and cell phone on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 6:15 p.m., according to a mass campus email sent by the UC Police Department (UCPD). The victim was walking...

Fifth Food Truck Festival opens at UCR

Hundreds of UCR students flocked around the Bell Tower and the Hub Plaza on Thursday, Oct. 22 to usher in the return of UCR’s bi-annual food truck festival. The series of festivals began in 2012...

UC system to conduct nation’s largest campus climate survey

From October 2012 to February 2013, the UC system will partake in a climate survey that is aimed at assessing the level of tolerance and respect for campus diversity. Students, faculty and staff will...

UC Berkeley officials call upon occupiers to leave farmland

In protest of plans to build a Whole Foods Market and senior housing facility on a portion of UC Berkeley-owned land, members of the Occupy movement have established numerous tent encampments on the property....

Tree plantings to help reduce UC Riverside’s carbon footprint

About 400 trees are being planted throughout UC Riverside with the help of a grant provided by the Green Trees for the Golden State Grant Program, a statewide initiative to support sustainable urban and...

News in Brief

UC Regents appoint new chair, re-elect vice chair The UC Board of Regents appointed longtime UC regent Monica Lozano as new chair, and re-elected Fred Ruiz as vice chair last week. Lozano is currently vice chair...

Cynthia Larive appointed as UCR’s provost and executive vice chancellor

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Cynthia Larive was officially appointed as UC Riverside’s provost and executive vice chancellor after serving as interim vice chancellor of undergraduate education since Feb. 21, 2017. According to Larive, the...

Occupy members remove encampment

Members of Occupy UC Riverside have disbanded their tent encampment within a week of Chancellor White’s call for the removal of the tents. The tents, which were initially located next to the Bell Tower...

Researchers work to prevent spread of deadly citrus disease

UCR researchers have received $1.7 million to research the cause of Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening, an incurable citrus disease that has devastated millions of plants across the world. The research is...

Citizens United Committee hosts their monthly breakfast and discusses STEM high school

On Wednesday, Oct. 23 beginning at 7 a.m., the Citizens United Committee (CUC) of UCR had their monthly breakfast at the Alumni and Visitors Center. The breakfast began with a presentation from Lynn Carmen Day,...